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Nevada, home of the drive-thru wedding chapel. A place where you can meet someone, rock their world, and get married all in a day or two! You can get married by an Elvis impersonator, and if you change your mind--like Britney Spears did--you can get a quick annulment (or if you waited too long, a quickie divorce). An early state in the anti-gay marriage stakes, Nevada first proposed a state constitutional amendment in 2000. This was coincidentally the same year that Rick Rockwell "won" Darva Conger as his bride in the Las Vegas-based game show, Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire? On friggin' FOX.
|According to Las Vegas|
City Life, Richard
Ziser has dreams
about men like this.
Who am I to argue?
Anyway, I'm hoping that the lawsuit filed this week undoes the nasty work Ziser wrought. I hope his entry in Wikipedia goes down as a black mark in our history, and that at least one of his grandkids gets gay married.
Lambda Legal Files Federal Lawsuit Seeking Marriage Equality in Nevada
Today, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund took what one of its lawyers calls "a strategic step" in the national effort to advance marriage equality by filing a federal lawsuit in Nevada seeking equal marriage rights for eight same-sex couples in the state. . .
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